- One who excommunicates.
Variant of excommunicate
transitive verbexcommunicated, excommunicating
to exclude, by an act of ecclesiastical authority, from the sacraments, rights, and privileges of a church; censure by cutting off from communion with a church
Origin of excommunicateMiddle English excommunicaten ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin excommunicatus, past participle of excommunicare: see ex- and amp; communicate
an excommunicated person